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Our Vision

Austin is a thriving, equitable, and ecologically resilient community

Our Mission

The Office of Sustainability provides leadership, influences positive action through engagement, and creates measurable benefits for Austin by achieving:

  • net-zero community-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
  • a healthy and just local food system
  • resource efficient strategies for municipal operations
  • tangible projects that demonstrate sustainability
  • a resilient and adaptive city

Climate Change

The Office of Sustainability's Climate Program works to make Austin the leading city in the nation in the fight against  climate change.  Learn more about the Climate Program.

Rethink/ Mobile App

Rethink/ is Austin’s own mobile app, designed to encourage everyone to adopt greener behaviors that protect and preserve what’s best about Austin. Ready to rethink your habits?

Austin Green Business Leaders

Join the Austin Green Business Leaders and get tools and resources that can help your company save money, expand market share, protect the environment, and support our local community.  Join in 3 Easy Steps!


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